In Hunter’s place, yet again, is the hot-hitting J.D. Martinez.
In the month of June, few hitters have been hotter than 26-year-old Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez.
The 38-year-old Hunter has played in 60 of 66 games this season, hitting .266 with nine homers and 35 RBIs for the Tigers.
Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.
“I made love to my wife the other night and I caught a cramp in my hamstring and I actually put my leg out and kept performing, there’s no excuse.”
Hill does have another option, having committed to play at the University of Oregon, but he sounded sold on going pro.
Justin Verlander- This is the second straight year Verlander has gone through a tough stretch at this time of the year.
There are certain games that produce great moments, moments you appreciate just for the situation – say, Miguel Cabrera against a closer in the 9th, with two on, two outs, and the Tigers down a run.
Watch the video below to see Cabrera’s home run and watch Ausmus and the players who contributed to the ninth inning rally talk about the win.
During Monday night’s Tigers and Orioles game, Ian Kinsler hit a 2-run home run to give the Tigers a 4-1 lead.